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Local News
January 3, 2018

Deep cold arrives for New Year’s Eve weekend

By Evan Johnson

Deep cold couldn’t stop the action in Killington over New Year’s weekend, as a blast of arctic weather that stretched from the Northeast to as far west as Texas, settled in to stay.

At Killington Resort, guests bundled up for skiing and…

Vermont native among Oct. 1 Las Vegas shooting victims
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October 4, 2017

Vermont native among Oct. 1 Las Vegas shooting victims

By Alan Keays, VTDigger

A Vermont native who earned high school and college degrees in the state before becoming a middle school special education teacher in California is among those killed in the worst mass shooting in the nation’s history Sunday night in Las Vegas.

Local News
December 7, 2016

CSJ discusses Middle Eastern Culture

College of St. Joseph hosted a Conversation on Middle Eastern Culture on Nov. 28, where four panelists, including three former residents of various Middle Eastern countries, discussed a range of topics from religion, clothing, language and more. The Rev. Bruce Bishop, a faculty member at…

Local News
September 16, 2016

Judgement favors city in federal drug forfeiture lawsuit

By Patricia Minichiello RUTLAND CITY — Three properties rampant with drug activity in Rutland have been seized by the federal government as a result of the first federal drug forfeiture lawsuit in the city’s recent history. A forfeiture lawsuit was filed against the owner of…

Local News
September 14, 2016

Chittenden contemplates emergency siren

By Julia Purdy Jan Sotirakis’ idea for a warning siren at the Chittenden dam was inspired by Tropical Storm Irene. Sotirakis, Chittenden’s emergency management director, has developed a proposal for a townwide alarm in the event that Chittenden dam, which holds back Chittenden Reservoir, failed….

Column
September 14, 2016

Local news

Since August, the same sports-journalism scandal has occurred twice. First, an Internet firestorm arose when The Chicago Tribune tweeted the following: “Wife of a Bears’ lineman wins a bronze medal today in Rio Olympics.” Feminists, already exasperated by numerous previous instances of sexist Olympic coverage,…

Local News
August 18, 2016

Act 46 by the numbers: Merger votes are in

By Tiffany Danitz Pache, VTDigger.org An overwhelming majority of towns that have voted so far have chosen to unite with neighboring towns to create larger governance structures for their schools. Districts around the state are studying whether to merge with neighboring districts as part of a…